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Starting pitcher Ashton Melaas winds up to throw a pitch in practice on Jan. 24. Melaas pitched well in the Stony Brook softball teams trip to California this past weekend. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball wins three of five in Libby Matson Tournament

Matt Tisdell February 26, 2024

After the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Round Robin was canceled, the Stony Brook softball team used its extra week of preparation to have a successful weekend. The Seawolves (4-6)...

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Shortstop Kyra McFarland throws to first base during a practice on Jan. 24. McFarland led the Stony Brook softball team with four hits this past weekend. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball loses four of five in Felsberg Invitational

George Caratzas February 12, 2024

Behind some unfruitful at-bats, the Stony Brook softball team had a rough trip down south to open its 2024 season. Competing in the Felsberg Invitational tournament, the Seawolves (1-4) opened their...

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The Stony Brook mens lacrosse team huddles at the end of practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. The Seawolves are looking to win their first-ever Coastal Athletic Association title this year. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse aims to take over CAA in second year

Kevin Broderick February 2, 2024

Coming off a successful inaugural campaign in the Colonial — now Coastal — Athletic Association (CAA) in the books, the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team is entering the 2024 season with even higher...

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Attackman Nick Dupuis looks to pass the ball from the X in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Dupuis will return to the field with the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team this year after missing a year and a half. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Nick Dupuis looks to go from undesirable to undeniable at Stony Brook

Kenny Spurrell February 2, 2024

After missing the better part of the last two seasons, attackman Nick Dupuis will look to turn his career around with a fresh start for the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team. Coming off a season...

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Goalkeeper Jamison MacLachlan saves a shot in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. MacLachlan enters his junior year after an excellent first two seasons with the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Tabbed as the CAA’s best, Jamison MacLachlan has a big year ahead

Aidan Steng February 2, 2024

After establishing himself as one of the premier goalkeepers in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA), Jamison MacLachlan is ready for the dizzying heights that the lacrosse world has to offer. MacLachlan’s...

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Shooting guard Elijah Olaniyi drives from the baseline against Yale on Nov. 5, 2019. Olaniyi is one of the best players in program history, but his life has taken a bad turn due to brain cancer. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

How Elijah Olaniyi’s brain cancer derailed his life

Mike Anderson January 4, 2024
Elijah Olaniyi, a former star player for the Stony Brook men’s basketball team, was diagnosed with a brain tumor on his right frontal lobe on Nov. 30, 2023.
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Forward Frankie Policelli playing defense against Sacred Heart on Monday, Dec. 12. The Stony Brook men

Policelli’s career night fuels another comeback win for Stony Brook men’s basketball

Kenny Spurrell December 19, 2022
Frankie Policelli’s performance saw him post 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting, tying his career high. He also pulled down a career-best 19 rebounds, shattering his previous career high of 15.
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Junior right fielder Cole Durkan in a game against Binghamton on May 1.

On Senior Day weekend, Stony Brook baseball splits with NJIT having lost 7 of last 12

Matt Lindsay May 11, 2021
The Stony Brook baseball team is now 5-7 in its last 12 games after splitting its last regular season four-game home series against the NJIT Highlanders at Joe Nathan Field on Saturday, May 8 and Sunday, May 9.
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Graduate attacker Taryn Ohlmiller in a game against USC on Feb. 23. SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Ohlmiller’s eight goals paces No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse’s Senior Day rout of UMBC

Ryan Magill May 2, 2021
The 52nd straight America East win for the No. 6-ranked SBU women’s lacrosse team was a sweet one. One of the most talented senior classes in Stony Brook history wrapped up their final regular season with a dominating 18-7 win over UMBC on Saturday.
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Pallonetti in a game against Binghamton on April 16. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

No. 14 Stony Brook men’s lacrosse snaps six-game win streak with another OT loss to UMBC

Ryan Magill April 25, 2021
The No. 14-ranked Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team rallied from a four-goal deficit in the third quarter. But just like the last meeting, the Seawolves fell in overtime — this time by a final score of 14-13 on Saturday, April 24.
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Pitcher Turcotte in a game against ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Baseball’s 10-game win streak snapped in series victory over UMass Lowell

Matt Lindsay April 11, 2021
Stony Brook’s baseball team is no longer undefeated against America East opponents. The Seawolves blew an early lead against the UMass Lowell Riverhawks on Saturday, April 10, but still won three out of four games in the series.
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The mens lacrosse team on Feb. 22, 2020 after their game against Brown. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Lacrosse falls to No. 7 Syracuse 17-9 amid three-game slide

Ryan Magill March 13, 2021
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team fought valiantly in their first-ever matchup with the Syracuse Orange. Such efforts couldn’t beat the No. 7 ranked team in the nation, as the Seawolves lost 17-9 at the Carrier Dome amid a worrisome skid of losses.
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